Philip VII, Count of Waldeck

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Philip VII, Count of Waldeck
Born(1613-11-25)25 November 1613
Wildungen
Died24 February 1645(1645-02-24) (aged 31)
Tábor
Noble familyWaldeck
Spouse(s)Anna Catherine of Sayn-Wittgenstein
FatherChristian, Count of Waldeck
MotherElisabeth of Nassau-Siegen

Count Philip VII of Waldeck-Wildungen (25 November 1613 in Alt-Wildungen – 24 February 1645 in Tábor in Bohemia) was the second but eldest surviving son of Count Christian of Waldeck-Wildungen (1585–1637) and his wife Elisabeth of Nassau-Siegen (1584–1661).

In 1638, Philip VII succeeded his father as Count of Waldeck-Wildungen. His younger brother John (1623–1668) was Count of Waldeck-Landau as John II.

Marriage and descendants[edit]

He was married to Anna Catherine of Sayn-Wittgenstein (1610 – 1 December 1650). They had the following children:

  • Christian Louis (29 July 1635 – 12 December 1706), Count of Waldeck-Wildungen; married:
    1. Anna Elisabeth of Rappoltstein (1644–1678)
    2. Johanette of Nassau-Idstein (1657–1733)
  • Josias II (31 July 1636 – 16 July 1669, killed during the Siege of Candia); married Wilhelmine of Nassau-Siegen (d. 1707)
  • Elisabeth Juliane (1 August 1637 – 20 March 1707), married Henry Wolrad of Waldeck-Eisenberg (1642–1664)
  • Anna Sophie (1 January 1639 – 3 October 1646)
  • Johanna (30 September 1639 – 2 October 1639)
  • Philippine (5 November 1643 – 3 August 1644)

References[edit]

  • Jacob Hoffmeister: Historisch-genealogisches Handbuch über alle Grafen und Fürsten von Waldeck und Pyrmont seit 1228, Verlag Gustav Klaunig, Kassel, 1883 (S. 58–68)

External links[edit]

  • Marek, Miroslav. "Genealogy of Waldeck". Genealogy.EU p. 2. External link in |publisher= (help)
  • Marek, Miroslav. "Genealogy of Waldeck". Genealogy.EU p. 4. External link in |publisher= (help)